parenting

No one ever thinks of themselves as the parent of a bully; no parent wants their child to be a bully to others.

5 Signs Your Child Is The Classroom Bully

If you're worried your child is a classroom bully, here are five signs of bullying behavior that signal your kid needs help. Read...
Caroline Maguire of Your Tango    |   12.6.18   |   SHARE
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“Know what, mama? It’s a good thing I’m good at falling.”

Good At Falling

In a flash, my daughter was back on her feet and just a few steps forward, she was letting herself sink into the snow once more. “I love this, mama! Read...
Pauline Campos    |   12.3.18   |   SHARE
It’s mama’s turn to break some shit.

There Are 10,000 Acceptable Reasons To Throw A Mom Tantrum; Here Are 5

Your meltdowns never made any damn sense. They were the product of your immature squirrel brain. My mama freakouts, on the other hand, make hella Read...
Susie B. Cross    |   11.26.18   |   SHARE
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Photo by Eye for Ebony on Unsplash

5 Ways Parents of Preschoolers Can Raise a Body-Positive Kid

How's this for a scary statistic: Studies show that kids as young as 5 say they don’t like their bodies. We need to raise body-positive kids! Read...
Common Sense Media    |   11.14.18   |   SHARE
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art by Julia Green

It’s Okay For Your Kids To Say No To Things

As parents, I believe that most of us really are trying to do our very best. You will make mistakes. It's okay for your kids to say no! Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.16.18   |   SHARE
Mommamental
We actually have the power to learn how to deal with anxiety and change the madness that is threatening to end childhood for our children.

5 Ways To Help Anxiety In Children

We actually have the power to learn how to deal with anxiety and change the madness that is threatening to end childhood for our children. Read...
Lisa Kaplin of Your Tango    |   10.15.18   |   SHARE
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Sometimes, I feel (as many parents do) that I’m doing it wrong.

Why My Son Doesn’t Need ‘Enrichment’ Classes

Others have told me I shouldn’t passively offer classes, but rather insist Ryan pick one. But I just can’t. That’s not how our family operates. Read...
Wendy Kennar of Role Reboot    |   10.12.18   |   SHARE
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Whether she “officially” suffers from anxiety or not isn’t my main concern. My concern is that she feels heard, seen, and understood.

Did My Child Inherit My Anxiety Disorder? ​

She insists I sign the form she brought home from school right now even though it’s not due for five more days. However, I am in the middle of Read...
Candy Mickels Mejia    |   10.11.18   |   SHARE
Minds